- Members of:The Louisiana Gator Boys
- Instruments:Vocals guitar violin
- Birth name:Ellas Otha Bates (as child, changed to Ellas McDaniel)
- Born:(1928-12-30)December 30, 1928 McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
- Years active:1943–2006
1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s
- Died:June 2, 2008(2008-06-02) (aged 79) Archer, Florida, U.S.
- Labels:Checker, Chess, RCA, Triple X, Atlantic
- Also known as:The Originator
All ( 40 )
Guitars ( 10 )
Instrument Accessories ( 10 )
Studio Recording Equipment ( 9 )
Amplifiers & Effects ( 6 )
Microphones & Accessories ( 4 )
Electronic Music, DJ & Karaoke ( 1 )